The Log Home Shows, operated by log home and timber frame show veterans Paul (Tex) Patterson, Ed Erickson and Val Prost, provides complete service and an outstanding experience for exhibitors and audiences alike. Within the past three years The Log Home Shows has produced successful events in Lexington, KY, Greenville, SC, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville, TN, Roanoke, VA and Spokane, WA. Log Home and Timber Frame Shows in Portland, OR Spokane, WA and Roanoke, VA are scheduled for 2009–2010.
With a combined 40 years experience in the industry, Patterson, Erickson and Prost have supervised sales, production, marketing and promotion of log home and timber frame shows in major exhibit halls throughout North America. Their innovative target-marketing strategy consistently attracts large crowds of quality customers and successful exhibitors. They market vigorously on the Internet, using www.TheLogHomeShows.com, links from media sponsors www.LogHomes.com, www.LogHome.net and other relevant websites, and direct e-mail marketing. “We also use direct mail, regional magazines, local broadcast and cable TV, newspapers and radio wherever we stage a show,” Erickson says.
The Log Home Shows team members pride themselves on pleasing exhibitors as well as informing and entertaining show audiences. For exhibitors, they emphasize ease of production at a reasonable cost. “Our no-hassle system covers every facet of show operation, from booth reservation through set-up, production and tear-down,” Patterson says. “With us, it’s always, ‘Whatever the exhibitor needs.’”
The Log Home Shows is a member of the NHBA, the Log Homes Council, the Timber Frame Business Council and the Timber Framers Guild.